Third party claims in divorce and financial proceedings
In most cases, divorce involves dealings between two spouses only. However, there are occasions where third parties can become involved in divorce matters.
A financial remedy order binds only the parties to proceedings. Therefore, if there are disputes regarding the ownership of particular assets or the extent of ownership, it may be necessary to add a third party to the proceedings to ensure that the order will also be binding upon them.
In some cases, there may be third parties who claim...